russians feel pussy riot were given a fair sentence. >> the german government has also criticized russia over its treatment of dissidents, opposition, and protesters. yet, relations between the countries seem to be fairly good. are these and the words of criticism? we put this to the german government's commissioner for russia. >> we have offered to russia and organization partnership, but we have to consider that we have different conceptions of modernization. for germany, it is more than technical innovation in the old economy. it is comprehensive, includes the rule of law. includes a critical civil society, includes freedom of expression, includes fighting against corruption, so the door is open. we offer to russia this kind of cooperation, and our partner is not exclusively the kremlin.